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The Next Iteration on Battle Royale? 100 Folks on a Private Island Competing for $130k

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According to an anonymous request to event organizer and "luxury shopping marketplace, Hush Hush, one intrepid millionaire (an inference but, really, who else could afford it?) would like to run a "100-person battle royale-inspired event" on a private island. Contestants would use "Airsoft guns, ammo and touch-sensitive body armor for a three-day event". Combatants would be competing for a $130,590 prize jackpot.

Other nuggets of information include:

  • "a talented gamemaker" would earn $59,000 for designing the arena. They will need "experience in large-scale event management and set design"
  • the "customer is a huge fan who wants to make the game a reality in the safest way possible". This could become an annual event if successful
  • competitors would spend three days on the island with 12-hours of gameplay each
  • participants would be camping at night with all necessary food and equipment provided

Read the full description at the link provided above.

Puts us one step closer to The Hunger Games, no? Leave us your thoughts in the comments!

Via PCGamesN


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom